Windows Azure Contest
  Are you Building a Web…?
  Considering Building a Prototype…?
  Build IT on a Cloud…
  Build IT on Azure and They will come…!
Windows Azure is a flexible platform that provides developers with on-demand compute and storage to host, scale and manage web applications on the internet. We want you to try it out and experience the advantages that Windows Azure can bring to your business.
Use Windows Azure to:
  • Run commodity processes in the cloud
  • Build, modify and distribute scalable applications with minimal on-premises resources
  • Perform large volume storage, batch processing, intense computations
Enjoy the flexibility, scalability and reliability while reducing your TCO with Windows Azure!


Starting January 25th to March 31st 2010, deploy any application on the Windows Azure and get a chance to win $7000. For every application you deploy, get 1 (One) ballot to the contest.
You can get started building applications in a cloud. Take advantage of Introductory Azure offers and benefit from compute hours, storage, data transfers, SQL Azure databases and Windows Azure platform AppFabric messages at special rates.
Take advantage of our promotional offers for a price advantage here.
For more details on our Introductory Azure special for MSDN subscribers here.

How to Get Started:
Develop an application and deploy it on
Windows Azure.

Download Training Kit here.
Watch Video Tutorial here.
Claiming Azure via MSDN subscription here.

How to Win:
Once you have deployed your application, email the URL, to,
subject line “Partner Submission-Build IT and They will come”

The more applications you deploy on Azure, the more chances to win!

Good Luck! We look forward to seeing you in the Cloud!

DPE – Windows Azure Team
    Applications (url) must be live until May 1st 2010.
    Applications must have a unique url name to qualify for one ballot
    A Canadian Live ID is required to access Windows Azure and must point to an address
    in Canada.
    The Affinity Group for your application when setting up on Azure should be point to
    “North Central US”
*No purchase necessary. Contest open to residents of Canada. /> There is 1(One) prize available to be won (approximate retail value of $7000).
Contest closes 11:59PM EST on March 31st 2010.
Skill-testing question required to be answered correctly.
For full contest rules click here –
English / en français.